Spring Celebration @ Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs
Detention Basin Ribbon Cutting & One-Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, April 7 , 2012, noon - 4 p.m.
Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road
Free! Join Councilman Ross for a one-mile fun walk and ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs Detention Basins. Families will enjoy a Spring Celebration with amusement rides, jump houses, crafts, games, Farmers Market, community vendors, music and much more.
The National Park Service is presenting guided hikes and programs throughout the Lake Mead National Recreation Area during the month of April. For information and reservations call the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 702-293-8990, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reservations are required on all hikes. For safety reasons please leave dogs at home.
Monday, April 2
White Owl Canyon
This is an intriguing hike that begins near the water’s edge and winds into a narrow canyon where birds of prey have been spotted. Explore a twisting wash with multiple signs of life. This is a moderate three-mile hike.
Tuesday, April 3
Liberty Bell Arch
Traverse a narrow wash through ancient river beds past the remains of a World War II-era mine. On the way to Black Canyon view a natural arch created by wind and water. This is a moderate six-mile hike.
Wednesday, April 4
See what the power of water can do to rock on this short one mile-hike. Explore a series of slot-canyons and learn why this canyon is spooky.
Thursday, April 5
Railroad Tunnel Trail
Follow the route of the old Hoover Dam supply train through five railroad tunnels. Along the way, you will learn about the lives, hardships and accomplishments of the workers who built Hoover Dam. This is an easy two-mile hike.
Friday, April 6
Arizona Hot Springs
Come with us to explore the scenic White Rock Canyon. The trail leads directly to the Colorado
River below Hoover Dam and a well-known hot-spring on the Arizona side of the river. This is a
moderate six-mile hike.
Wednesday April 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Desert Breeze Aquatics Center, 8275 Spring Mountain Rd., Las Vegas, NV
What is an egg dive?
The Desert Breeze Pool will be hosting an Egg Dive on Wednesday, April 4th at 1:30pm. Children ages 3-10 are invited to splash around in the indoor pool to find floating and weighted plastic eggs. Pre-registration is required and space is limited, children will be separated by age for egg hunts. Fee is $3 per participant; children 5 and under must have an adult in the water with them and all non-swimmers must wear lifejackets. (Lifejackets will be provided.) There will also be games, crafts and goody bags for all. Register online at here or call the Desert Breeze Pool at (702) 455-7798 for more information. Hope to see you there!
Red Rock Canyon NCA Hike
Sunday, Mar 4, 2012
This is the first spring wildflower hike of 2012 with Dr. Bob and Liz. This picturesque hike includes colorful rock formations, springs, birds, reptiles, and hopefully many spring wildflowers. Easy to moderate, 3 miles. All ages. Limited space. For more information or to register for this hike, please call (702) 515-5367.
Henderson Spring Festival
When: Saturday, 4/7/2012 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
More info: Celebrate the season at Valley View Recreation Center’s Spring Festival. This annual event includes carnival games, prizes, treats, and surprises. children may have their picture taken with Peter Cottontail for $2 per photo. Ages 3-12. Free.
April 7: Jump for Joy hosts “Volley Against Obesity” presented by the Outside Las Vegas Foundation at Sunset Park on April 7th, 2012 from 9:30am-12pm. Special guests for the camp will be the UNLV Volleyball Team. The event is FREE and includes activities for kids and nutrition classes for parents. To register, or for more information, visit: http://vao-eivtefrnd.eventbrite.com/